Title: Maxwell, Thomas

Source text: Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes, United States Army, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861–65.), Part 1, Volume 2 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870), 104.

Keywords:on special wounds and injuries of the headwounds and injuries of the headgunshot woundsgunshot contusions of the cranial bonescontusion of the skull without fractureexfoliationgunshot injury of anterior craniumportion of outer table exfoliated

Civil War Washington ID: med.d1e6625

TEI/XML: med.d1e6625.xml

MAXWELL, THOMAS, Private, Co. K, 5th Michigan Volunteers, received, at the battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 13th, 1862, a gunshot injury of the right side of the cranium, anterior portion. He was, on December 16th, 1862, admitted to the Third Division Hospital at Alexandria. A portion of the outer table exfoliated, otherwise the case progressed favorably, and the patient was returned to duty on May 29th, 1863. His name does not appear on the Pension List.